How has the Great Recession treated you?
Personally, I was out of work for over two years. I just got a job this week.
My business income is down 60%. No, not "to 60%", actually down by 60%.
That we still survive shows how much money we used to waste, though of course we have given up things we would have preferred to retain. Still, having some money coming in is a big improvement over having none and being old enough to start drawing some Social Security has helped too.
I've been on a Leave of Absence, while actually able to return to work after completing my coursework since July. Still waiting to be placed on a project and meanwhile perfecting my Master Thesis and writing here on hubpages
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